Cover: Additive generation of pseudorandom numbers [by] O. Gross and S.M. Johnson.

Additive generation of pseudorandom numbers [by] O. Gross and S.M. Johnson.

Published 1958

by Oliver Alfred Gross

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The calculation of the cycle lengths of sequences of certain special cases of pseudorandom vectors generated by a new addition technique. These cycle lengths are comparable to those obtained by the established multiplicative methods, and relevant theorems are included. A pseudorandom sequence of numbers is defined as a completely determined sequence having some of the more easily tested statistical properties of truly random sequences.

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